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Pittsburgh Steelers

1987 Pittsburgh Steelers Roster

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 8-7
Finished 3rd in the NFL's American Football Conference Central Division

Coach: Chuck Noll (8-7)

1987 Pittsburgh Steelers Statistics
1987 Pittsburgh Steelers Game-by-Game Results

The Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League ended the 1987 season with a record of 8 wins and 7 losses, finishing third in the NFL's American Football Conference Central Division. Chuck Noll coached the team.

Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College
Walter Abercrombie RB September 26, 1959 72 210 Baylor
Lyneal Alston WR July 23, 1964 73 205 Southern Miss
Gary Anderson K July 16, 1959 71 193 Syracuse
Mel Anderson WR August 29, 1965 71 175 Minnesota
Steve Apke LB August 3, 1965 73 222 Pittsburgh
Buddy Aydelette T August 19, 1956 76 256 Alabama
Craig Bingham LB September 26, 1959 74 218 Syracuse
Brian Blankenship G April 7, 1963 73 286 Nebraska-Omaha
Steve Bono QB May 11, 1962 76 215 UCLA
Jim Boyle T July 27, 1962 77 270 Tulane
Bubby Brister QB August 15, 1962 75 205 Tulane
Ralph Britt TE March 18, 1965 75 240 North Carolina St.
John Bruno P September 10, 1964 74 190 Penn St.
Gregg Carr LB March 31, 1962 74 219 Auburn
Rodney Carter RB October 30, 1964 72 218 Purdue
Spark Clark RB May 22, 1965 67 182 Akron
Jackie Cline DE-NT March 13, 1960 77 279 Alabama
Joey Clinkscales WR May 21, 1964 72 199 Tennessee
Robin Cole LB-DE September 11, 1955 74 220 New Mexico
Reggie Collier QB May 14, 1961 75 207 Southern Miss
Tommy Dawkins DE May 8, 1965 75 260 Appalachian St.
Charlie Dickey G December 31, 1962 75 270 Arizona
Gary Dunn NT-DT-DE August 24, 1953 75 258 Miami (FL)
Dave Edwards DB March 31, 1962 72 195 Illinois
Thomas Everett DB November 21, 1964 69 190 Baylor
Moses Ford WR February 19, 1964 74 220 Fayetteville St.
Lorenzo Freeman NT-DT May 23, 1964 77 300 Pittsburgh
Keith Gary DE September 14, 1959 75 263 Ferrum
Preston Gothard TE February 23, 1962 76 239 Alabama
Cornell Gowdy DB October 2, 1963 73 196 Morgan St.
Larry Griffin DB January 11, 1963 72 197 North Carolina
Russell Hairston DB February 10, 1964 75 208 Kentucky
Delton Hall DB January 16, 1965 73 205 Clemson
Bryan Hinkle LB June 4, 1959 73 222 Oregon
Merril Hoge RB January 26, 1965 74 225 Idaho St.
Alan Huff NT October 20, 1963 76 265 Marshall
Tunch Ilkin T-G-C September 23, 1957 75 263 Indiana St.
Earnest Jackson RB December 18, 1959 69 213 Texas A&M
Tim Johnson DT-DE January 29, 1965 75 275 Penn St.
Bruce Jones DB December 26, 1962 73 197 North Alabama
Daryl Knox LB September 3, 1962 75 220 UNLV
Ben Lawrence G September 19, 1961 73 325 Indiana (PA)
Danzell Lee TE March 16, 1963 74 235 Lamar
Louis Lipps WR August 9, 1962 70 190 Southern Miss
David Little LB January 3, 1959 73 232 Florida
Charles Lockett WR October 1, 1965 72 178 Long Beach St.
Terry Long G July 21, 1959 71 272 East Carolina
John Lott C-G May 9, 1964 74 260 North Texas
Jeff Lucas T May 30, 1964 79 288 West Virginia
Mark Malone QB-WR November 22, 1958 76 223 Arizona St.
Mike Merriweather LB November 26, 1960 74 230 Pacific
Kelvin Middleton DB September 8, 1961 72 186 Wichita St.
Michael Minter NT August 13, 1965 75 275 North Texas
Edmund Nelson DE-NT-DT April 30, 1960 75 272 Auburn
Harry Newsome P January 25, 1963 72 192 Wake Forest
Hardy Nickerson LB September 1, 1965 74 230 California
Dave Opfar NT January 16, 1960 76 270 Penn St.
Paul Oswald C-G April 9, 1964 75 273 Kansas
Ted Petersen T-C-G February 7, 1955 77 244 East. Illinois
Ray Pinney T-G-C June 29, 1954 76 251 Washington
Frank Pollard RB June 15, 1957 70 218 Baylor
Jerry Quick T December 30, 1963 77 279 Kansas
Dan Reeder RB March 18, 1961 71 235 Boston Col.
Rock Richmond DB January 7, 1958 70 180 Oregon
John Rienstra G March 22, 1963 77 273 Temple
Avon Riley LB February 10, 1958 75 230 UCLA
Cameron Riley DB May 13, 1964 73 195 Missouri
Lupe Sanchez DB October 28, 1961 70 192 UCLA
Chuck Sanders RB April 24, 1964 73 233 Slippery Rock
Chris Sheffield DB January 9, 1963 73 193 Albany State (GA)
Donnie Shell DB August 26, 1952 71 190 South Carolina St.
Bret Shugarts DE February 17, 1960 74 250 Lock Haven
John Stallworth WR July 15, 1952 74 191 Alabama A&M
Dwight Stone WR-RB January 28, 1964 72 191 Middle Tenn. St.
Tyronne Stowe LB May 30, 1965 74 250 Rutgers
Calvin Sweeney WR January 12, 1955 74 190 California-Riverside
Weegie Thompson WR March 21, 1961 78 212 Florida St.
David Trout K November 12, 1957 66 165 Pittsburgh
Anthony Tuggle DB September 13, 1963 73 211 Southern
Xavier Warren DE August 12, 1964 73 250 Tulsa
Robert Washington T April 2, 1963 76 251 Alcorn St.
Mike Webster C-G March 18, 1952 73 255 Wisconsin
Bert Williams LB September 7, 1964 75 229 Texas-El Paso
Gerald Williams NT-DE-DT September 8, 1963 75 290 Auburn
Joe Williams LB March 5, 1965 76 237 Grambling St.
Ray Williams DB November 9, 1965 71 180 Rhode Island
Keith Willis DE-NT July 29, 1959 73 260 Northeastern
Craig Wolfley G-T May 19, 1958 73 265 Syracuse
Ken Woodard LB January 22, 1960 73 218 Tuskegee
Dwayne Woodruff DB February 18, 1957 71 198 Louisville
Rod Woodson DB March 10, 1965 71 205 Purdue
Theo Young TE April 25, 1965 74 237 Arkansas